1004, 2018

When is training not just training?

April 10th, 2018|Categories: blog, Uncategorized|

Here’s a statement to conjure with: technology is no longer vertical, it’s all-pervasive. There are probably businesses in the world today that don’t use IT in some way but we can’t think of any. We live in a world that is digital, mobile, and instant – most of us can hardly function any other way. The one thing we all know about technology is that it advances all the time. Where you may have been technologically competent yesterday, you can bet that today something has changed and unless you’re frequently upskilling, you’re out of date. We all need to be able to keep up in this ever-changing environment. At Mindworx Academy we started off focusing on the readiness of graduates to enter the workplace for the first time, not just in tech skills but in basic workplace behaviour. Many of [...]

1004, 2018

Robotics: The Genie is out of the bottle and there’s no putting it back in

April 10th, 2018|Categories: blog, Uncategorized|

By Sabelo Myeni, Head of Mindworx Academy Robotics is in the workplace to stay. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is about using software with artificial intelligence (AI) and learning capabilities to handle high-volume, repeatable tasks such as queries, calculations and maintaining records and transactions. An emerging technology it may be, but RPA has very quickly become entrenched in the financial sector, particularly in insurance companies and banks. You have only to consider the many benefits of automating routine processes to understand why it has taken off so quickly. These benefits are far-reaching: Using a robot to automate processes eliminates human error, thus improving accuracy A robot can work 24/7, is much faster than we are and can save thousands of human hours per annum, so increasing productivity Smart chatbots improve customer service, traditionally one of the most draining human jobs in [...]

2202, 2018

Gender equity: it’s on everyone’s lips but vastly misunderstood

February 22nd, 2018|Categories: blog|

By Motlhago Ramoba, Empowerment Advisor at Mindworx Consulting The late Whitney Houston once made a hit song that still resonates with women around the world: “ I’m every woman, it’s all me”. A road-trip song, a shower anthem, but most importantly, an affirmation. Whitney knew how to speak to us through that entire phrase. But as reality has had it since the beginning of time, women have had it the hardest, especially in the workplace, and especially Black women, no matter which song resonates with our lives. It’s no secret that the gender pay gap in most countries is a wide one. Partly because of patriarchal views and partly because we hear time and again that women don’t negotiate as hard as men for the salaries they want and deserve. Is this right? No of course not. A job should [...]

2501, 2018

HOT JOBS: Business Integration Specialist

January 25th, 2018|Categories: blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Business Integration Specialist position available in Pretoria Rate: R650000 – R900000 per annum Introduction: Our client within the financial industry is looking for a Business Integration Specialist to develop business requirements in order to produce required architectural designs for the IMB WAS environments; Support and maintain IBM WAS solutions in the various landscapes Duties/responsibilities: Responsible for consulting to business on technology solutions in the IBM Websphere Application Server domain whilst ensuring 24/7 availability within all platforms Skills/competencies: IBM Websphere Application Server Identifying and using a variety of complex tools and new technology to improve systems and delivery of services Integrating applications using integration middleware IBM Websphere Application Implementations IBM Websphere Application Administration Java Qualifications: Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Information Technology and related field with 8-10 years' experience in IBM Websphere Application Server Or National Diploma (NQF6) in [...]

2501, 2018

HOT JOBS: Java Developers

January 25th, 2018|Categories: blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

2 x Java Developer position available in Johannesburg Central Rate: R550000 – R750000 per annum Introduction: Our client within the Financial industry is urgently looking for 2 Intermediate to Senior Java Developers with the following skills: JEE ( Java) - important Angular 2 - important ( Non-negotiable) Database experience -Oracle Servlets JSP JQuery JSF - advantageous SQL - advantageous Duties/responsibilities: The role is 30% back end and 70% front end Skills/competencies: Angular2 (non-negotiable) Qualifications: Relevant certificate/ degree Experience: Minimum requirements 2-5 years development experience Reference number: MCH JavAng01 Contact: Masechma Mahaba | masechabam@mindworx.co.za | 011 484 4747

2501, 2018

HOT JOBS: Java Developers

January 25th, 2018|Categories: blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Java Developers position available in Johannesburg CBD Rate: R700 000.00 – R900 000.00 Per Annum Introduction: Our client one of the big four financial institutions is urgently seeking intermediate to senior Java Developers for the Johannesburg CBD offices to start as soon as possible. Duties: Designs codes tests debugs and corrects sections of code programs. Produces complex program specifications and implements system enhancements. Backend development Skills/competencies: Programming Trends and Analysis Skills Software Testing Highly logical, technically proficient Qualifications: Any Degree, Diploma or Certification in computer science or any related field that will complement a programmer Experience: 5 Years plus experience in Java (Enterprise Java) Knowledge of modern frameworks and tools (Atlassian; selenium; Web API; Signal R) Knowledge of Bamboo/Git Backend development experience (must be willing to also do frontend interface development) DB: Postgres, MySQL, MS SQL (any DB) Contact: Melissa | melissam@mindworx.co.za | 011 [...]